Soil Health Institute Announces Action Plan

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today unveiled the “Enriching Soil, Enhancing Life” Soil Health Action Plan during a National Press Club event. Former USDA-NRCS chief Bruce Knight moderated the unveiling of the plan which was developed from four years of stakeholder input, beginning with the Soil Renaissance in 2013. Agricultural industry thought leaders, farmers, ranchers, scientists, government agency leaders, and …

Soil Health Action Plan Unveiling to be Webcast

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) will unveil the Soil Health Action Plan at 9 a.m., May 18, at the First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045. The event will also be webcast live. To join the webcast, visit https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/219/21021. The nationwide plan evolved after four years of stakeholder input, beginning with the …

Soil Health Institute to Unveil National Soil Health Action Plan

The Soil Health Institute (SHI) will unveil the Soil Health Action Plan at 9 a.m., May 18, at the First Amendment Lounge, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045. The nationwide plan evolved after four years of stakeholder input, beginning with the Soil Renaissance in 2013. Agricultural industry thought leaders, farmers, ranchers, scientists, government agency …

General Mills Backs Soil Health Projects

General Mills recently announced a $2 million commitment to the Soil Health Institute, The Nature Conservancy, and the Soil Health Partnership to support the development of tools and resources for farmers, landowners, and supply chain leaders to achieve widespread adoption of soil health practices. In this podcast, Soil Health Institute president and CEO Wayne Honeycutt talks about the partnership and …

N-WATCH Fits GROWMARK Sustainability Platform

GROWMARK is helping producers make the best choices for their fields both environmentally and economically through the N-WATCH program. In this interview we hear from Lance Ruppert, Director of Strategic Agronomy Marketing for GROWMARK, who explains how N-WATCH helps reveal the movement and placement of nitrogen for good management to build better soil, a better business, and a better environment. …

Agren & Land O’ Lakes SUSTAIN Partner on Conservation

Carroll, IA- Central Iowa-based small business, Agren, Inc. has partnered with Land O’Lakes, Inc. one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, to use emerging precision conservation technology to help farmers improve soil and water quality. The Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN business unit will use Agren’s technology platform to deliver scalable, geo-spatial tools that are designed to identify highly-erodible spots in …

Veris Technologies and The Climate Corporation Collaborate

Veris Technologies and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), recently announced a partnership that will make high resolution soil maps from Veris on-the-go soil sensors available as a key data layer for the agronomic models in The Climate Corporation’s Climate FieldView™ platform. This partnership will greatly enhance farmer access to the company’s precise soil mapping technology …

#SHPsummit16

The 2016 Soil Health Summit was held in Indianapolis January 21-22. The Soil Health Partnership, is a National Corn Growers Association Initiative, with Initial Support From Monsanto and The Walton Family Foundation and with technical support from The Nature Conservancy. SHP has a goal to learn more about soil health and share the information with farmers. 2016 Soil Health Summit …